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Feb 22, 2013 5:00pm PST
painted red white, and blue. his team sponsor was the u.s. postal service and, in the late 1990s, the agency could hardly believe its luck, that it had put its mo put its became arguably the greatest endurance athlete of all time. well, today color the postal service embarrassed. the u.s. justice department announced this afternoon that it will join a civil lawsuit that claims armstrong defrauded the federal government. here's bob orr. >> reporter: the lawsuit alleges lance armstrong broke his sponsorship contract with the u.s. postal service by using performance-enhancing drugs while winning multiple tour de france titles. the postal service paid at least $31 million to sponsor armstrong's cycling team, and now the justice department
Feb 12, 2013 5:00pm PST
at the slaughters houses and is new investigating. the u.s. does export horses for slaughter. and most end up on dining tables in europe and china. >> california bans those exports. but some activists say that ban isn't working. in a kpix 5 exclusive, we go undercover at local horse auctions to find out where these horses go and how some are dedicating their lives to save them. it's a busy night at the auction. horses are on the block and they are going keep that. 50 to $100 even former racehorses like rhino u bought by a person who runs a shelter for horses. >> he was injured. he has a fractured knee. he was no longer useful to the industry so he was dumped. >> reporter: just months before the 2-year-old thoroughbred was racing at golden gate fields. >> quite typical for someone to spend $100,000 or a horse, race it a few times and if it's not performing just make it disappear. if they are lucky they make it to an actual person who wants to help them and retrain them but most times they go straight on to slaughter. >> reporter: the group horse plus has r
Feb 7, 2013 5:00pm PST
. the firefighters had it knock down in 20 minutes. nobody hurt. >>> u.s. customs officials say they intercepted a shipping container last december being used to smuggle ammunition. the container held 2300 rounds along with shotgun shells hiding end in three different cars -- hidden in three different cars. the container was headed for mongolia. the value of the seized items exceeded $45,000. >>> a store full of guns and the owner is fearing for his safety. what's behind the threats delivered to the south bay man's home. >> the countdown clock ticking to the opening of the new bay bridge span and the party planning is on. we'll tell you who is throwing in some money so the bay area can celebrate. >> and it's a $10 million question: who is the new owner of the multi-million dollar home in the mission? we go house hunting to find out. you can't move the tv there. yuh-huh. we have a wireless receiver. listen. back in my day, there was no u-verse wireless receiver that let you move the tv away from the tv outlet. we can move it to the kitchen, the patio, the closet an
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